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The Red Lion Pub & Dining Cranford

££ - £££British, ,
42 High Street | Cranford, Kettering NN14 4AA, England
+44 1536 330476
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“belly pork” (6 reviews)
“pate” (8 reviews)
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British, Pub, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
42 High Street | Cranford, Kettering NN14 4AA, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Called in today (Tuesday) at 1:30 pm for lunch. The restaurant side was around half full. The menu ranges from basic bar snacks up to "fine dining". today was steak day and 2 sirloin steaks for £22 - the people on the next table had...More

1  Thank oldbrewer
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I booked a lunch on a friends recommendation and we were not disappointed. It was a fairly quiet day in the restaurant with eleven people seated but the food was astonishing. The portions are on the large size and a starter and...More

1  Thank tjra2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family organised an evening meal for my Birthday. The menu was unusual and varied. The food was gorgeous and the service excellent. Have recommended it to everyone that I know

Thank Julie H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Being regular customers my partner and i had booked as a party of 2 for lunch today but wanted to amend to 3 this morning... I rang and spoke with Richard who kindly amended our booking. Even though we sat down in the bar area...More

Thank Linda E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I treated my mom to Sunday lunch a couple of weeks ago. The greeting from Sonia and her team was very welcoming. The pub has such a great atmosphere and most importantly the Sunday lunch was superb! Everything was home cooked , the portions were...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have used the Red Lion several times over the last 5 years and it has always been good but I have to say this is the best it has been! Lovely menu, amazing food, very friendly staff and a happy buzzing atmosphere. Great range...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The most amazing tastiest food ever ! Such a wide selection the mussels were amazing and the belly pork even better than the pictures friendly staff 10 out of 10

1  Thank chapmans8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I have visited The Red Lion several times over the last few months and have had some amazing meals which are surprisingly reasonably priced considering the quality. We are not talking your standard pub grub, this is freshly prepared and perfectly cooked...More

1  Thank KookiKrew
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When you look at the menu and it says just under a tenner for a sandwich, you might be thinking that’s expensive, well don’t. I love my food but even I couldn’t finish my Hot chicken with stuffing and chorizo mayo sandwich. It was massive...More

Thank Ann W
paulatb65, Public Relations Manager at The Red Lion Pub & Dining Cranford, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank-you for your 5 star review! We love our food too hence the king of sandwiches.....

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I called on a Sunday about 2, a mercy call there was 10 of us, arrived at 4, service was exceptional, food was incredible, been back since well done, others could learn.

Thank Niall h
paulatb65, Public Relations Manager at The Red Lion Pub & Dining Cranford, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Fabulous 5 star review. We train our staff to offer simply the best service along with our wonderful food i will pass your comment son to staff and chef. Hope to see you soon again.

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Raywyn L
2 September 2018|
Response from Richard G | Reviewed this property |
Yes we are sorry for late reply!
13 January 2018|
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Response from Caren1000 | Reviewed this property |
not from this area but now a regular visitor to the red lion cranford, hence the review
Pete M
23 November 2016|
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Response from Tony M | Reviewed this property |
Yes i dont think you will have a problem
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 High Street | Cranford, Kettering NN14 4AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Kettering
  • Phone Number: +44 1536 330476
  • E-mail
Head Chef & Proprietors Richard Gordon and Sonya Harvey welcome you to the Red Lion situated in the heart of Cranford near Kettering a village steeped in history & the pub being the mainstay since the 1700’s. With over 50 years combined experience we bring people together with our love of great food and drink delivered with passion. Priding ourselves on being ECO-local we have reduced our carbon footprint by using local produce, recycling & upcycling as much as possible as well as providing waste for Bio Fuel. #EcoLocalRedLion. All welcome and catered for including dogs! We have a water station for customers, walkers, cyclists & dogs. We hold a Jazz night every Tuesday evening and a Quiz night every Thursday evening, as well as serve food 7 days a week. Check out our daily 2 for £20 meal offers Monday - Friday & our amazing Sunday lunch menu.
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